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Environmental Studies

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Assistant Professor, Yale University
    (CT, Dartmouth '02)
  • Conservation Planner, Nature Conservancy
    (CA, Dartmouth '00)
  • Associate General Counsel, Diamondback Capital Management LLC
    (NY, Dartmouth '02)
  • Renewable Energy Development Manager, State of Vermont
    (VT, Dartmouth '01)
  • Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    (DC, Dartmouth '02)
  • Vice President - Women's Accessories, J. Crew
    (NY, Dartmouth '01)
  • Transportation Analyst, Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
    (OR, Dartmouth '05)
  • Assistant Director, Camp Weequahic
    (PA, Dartmouth '99)
  • Senior Financial Analyst, Amazon
    (WA, Dartmouth '04)
  • AMSS Field Service Manager, Tesco Corporation (drilling technology)
    (TX, Dartmouth '00)
  • Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Edmodo (learning resources)
    (CA, Dartmouth '06)
  • Hockey Director, Bellingham Sportsplex
    (WA, Dartmouth '05)

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Major Description

The program investigates and teaches about natural and social systems and provides students with the opportunity to assess the complexity of environmental problems and to understand how to search for solutions to these problems through courses based on a wide range of topics including environmental science, ecological economics, and international environmental issues, conservation of biodiversity, ecological agriculture, environmental justice/racism, environmental journalism, and environmental law.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical thinking
  • Writing communication
  • Problem solving
  • Team work and collaboration
  • Understanding/appreciation of sustainability

Possible Career Paths

  • Soil Science
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Air Quality Management
  • Water Quality Management
  • Land and Water Conservation
  • Fishery and Wildlife Management
  • Parks and Outdoors Recreation
  • Forestry
  • Environmental Education and Communication
  • Planning
  • Environmental Law

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Last Updated: 3/27/13